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Afterschool Programs that Follow Evidence-Based Practices to Promote Social and Emotional Development Are Effective

January 15, 2014

Professors Joseph Durlak and Roger Weissberg analyzed more than 60 afterschool programs. Their results underscore the link between high quality programs and student achievement, and show that quality afterschool programs are associated with increased academic performance, increased attendance, and significant improvements in behavior.
Expanding Minds and Opportunities: Leveraging the Power of Afterschool and Summer Learning for Student Success

January 15, 2014

An impressively extensive compendium focused on afterschool and summer learning programs. It includes examples of effective practices, programs, and partnerships.